Diabetes and Your Smile

To help protect your smile from the risks of diabetes, you need to talk with your dentist as well as your doctor. It is well known that diabetes can delay your recovery time when it comes to problems with your teeth and mouth. Diabetes can also cause complications for gum... Read more »

Life-Long Smiles

Your smile is important to our dental team, no matter where you are in life. This is why we encourage you to take good care of your teeth and gums! It is possible to maintain a healthy, strong and natural smile for your entire life. Here are some reminders of... Read more »

How To Brush Your Teeth

We all know to brush our teeth every day. But, when was the last time you analyzed your brushing technique? Here are some things to remember as you brush up on your most essential dental hygiene habit.   Make sure you are brushing your teeth twice per day, for a... Read more »

Treating and Preventing the Spread of Fever Blisters

If you suffer outbreaks of herpes cold sores or fever blisters, our dentist can help you manage your condition and prevent the spread of contagious cold sores. Some of the potential treatments John Lee, DDS can offer include: - Providing an exam to diagnose your cold sore - Performing a... Read more »

A Tooth with a Large Dental Filling Might Need a Dental Crown

Dental fillings can range in size depending on the size of the cavity or physical defect that altered the original tooth enamel. Most are made from metallic amalgam or composite resin that is cured and effectively bonded to the adjacent dental material. As time goes on the enamel layer of... Read more »

Holiday Sweets to Enjoy in Moderation

With the holidays approaching, you may be enjoying many delectable delights that satisfy your sweet tooth. While these goodies certainly taste good and may add to the holiday spirit, sugar can be damaging to the teeth. When sugar is consumed by the bacteria that live in our oral cavities, the... Read more »

Denture Facts

Are you interested in replacing your missing teeth with dentures? If so, our dentist, Dr. John Lee, encourages you to learn all about the appliance so you can know if it’s the right treatment for you. Dentures are great appliances that replace your missing teeth, improve your oral health, and... Read more »

Which Tooth Replacement is Right For You?

There are several advantages to replacing your missing teeth. If you have gaps in your grin, your remaining teeth can drift out of alignment and strike each other at improper angles. This can lead to damage to your enamel and the structure of your teeth. Those spaces in your smile... Read more »

Could You Use A Flipper Denture?

Replacing missing teeth is an important part of your dental health. Restoring the missing teeth in your smile will keep your other teeth from drifting out of alignment, and will also keep plaque and bacteria from finding new places to hide. Additionally, with a full set of teeth, you will... Read more »

Making Your Veneers Last

If you take proper care of your veneers, you can expect them to last 10 to 15 years. That may be a long time, but it is not a lifetime. Your veneers are not meant to last forever. Over time, they may become discolored, or chip, and it is possible... Read more »